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James E. Geiger, Jr., DPM

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  • Palos Medical Group




  • Podiatry/Podiatric Surgery

Areas of Interest

Wound healing/wound care, nail disease, ingrown nail, diabetic foot management/ulcers, heel pain, osteomyelitis, foot/ankle surgery, podiatric surgery, bunions, Achilles tendinitis, advanced wound healing modalities, amputation prevention, diabetic foot disorders, diabetic foot complications, flat feet, foot pain, great toe, arthritis, hammertoes, hammertoes/forefoot pain, heal spurs/heel pain, ingrown nails, negative pressure wound therapy, neurological conditions of the foot, onychomycosis/nail conditions, orthotics, peripheral arterial disease, plantar fasciitis


  • English


Medical Education

Dr. William M. Scholl College of Podiatric Medicine, Chicago IL


Oak Forest Hospital, Oak Forest IL


Dr. Geiger is board-certified in Podiatric Medicine by the American Board of Podiatric Medicine and Foot Surgery by the American Board of Podiatric Surgery. He specializes in the management and treatment of foot conditions with a special interest in wound care, including complications related to diabetes and Peripheral Arterial Disease, Venous Disease and Collagen Vascular Disease.

"I consider it a privilege to be a member of the health care team which serves the community I was born and raised in," says Dr. Geiger. "My philosophy is to provide quality, comprehensive podiatric care in collaboration with multiple specialties to contribute to our patient's foot and ankle health."

Professional Memberships

American College of Foot and Ankle Surgeons

American College of Foot and Ankle Orthopedics and Primary Podiatric Medicine

American Podiatric Medical Association

Illinois Podiatric Medical Association

American College of Wound Healing and Tissue Repair

Video Transcript

Doctor talking:
My name is James E. Geiger Jr., a podiatric physician with a sub-specialty in wound care.

Palos Health Logo showing on screen:
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Doctor meeting with patient:
My interest in health care came from personal experiences with having a brother that was handicapped and, uh, I personally had foot problems. I graduated from William M. Scholl College of Podiatric Medicine I, uh, trained at, uh, Oak Forest Hospital. I grew up within a stone’s throw of Palos Community Hospital, so, uh, aligning my practice with Palos Medical Group is a excellent fit for my practice.

Philosophy of Care on screen:

My philosophy of care is patient-centric.

Doctor talking:

I believe that engaging the patient is the center of our, uh, treatment, uh, plan. And educating the patient is, uh, the most important way of achieving the best results.

Podiatric Medicine on screen:

I treat all age groups. In addition to general podiatric medicine I, uh, have a special interest in

Doctor examining patient:

wound care and amputation prevention. I enjoy working together with a multidisciplinary team of physicians of various

Doctor talking:

various specialties, uh, to, uh, work together to , uh, achieve the best results in our patient.

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James E. Geiger, Jr., DPM

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